Category: Tech News

GeekWire Sounders Day: Limited tickets available for our epic summer rooftop party

GeekWire Sounders Day will take place on Sept. 18 before the Sounders FC take on Dallas FC. Our favorite outdoor event is returning to one of the coolest rooftop decks...

Amazon vs. Bernie Sanders battle continues as company calls out senator over warehouse debate

(BigStock Photo) The Amazon vs. Bernie Sanders battle continued Tuesday as the Seattle tech giant fired back again on the topic of worker treatment. Activists around the...

Lawmakers focus on Amazon during antitrust hearing, grilling company on marketplace practices

Rep. Pramila Jayapal. (Facebook Photo / RepJayapal) Congress asked four of the top tech companies in the world to testify on antitrust issues Tuesday — but once...

Seattle Genetics shares rise on strong Adcetris sales, $218M in revenue for Q2

Seattle Genetics CEO Clay Siegall. (Seattle Genetics Photo) Cancer drugmaker Seattle Genetics reported stronger-than-expected revenues for the second quarter as its...

Months after significant layoffs, Joule cooking device maker ChefSteps acquired by Breville

Chris Young, co-founder of ChefSteps, demonstrating the Joule sous vide cooking device at GeekWire Summit 2016. (GeekWire Photo / Dan DeLong) Less than three months...

Hearing-loss drugmaker Sound Pharmaceuticals posts strong clinical results, eyes a $100M IPO

Sound Pharmaceuticals CEO Dr. Jonathan Kil. (Sound Photo) Sound Pharmaceuticals, a Seattle-based drugmaker that is creating a first-of-its-kind treatment for hearing...

Exclusive: Archaeologists confirm contested tale of the Crusades, 920 years after battle

Shimon Gibson, an archaeologist working in Jerusalem as a professor of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, points out the ruins of a road from the Byzantine...

Amperity raises $50M to take on Salesforce, Adobe, Oracle and others with its customer data platform

The Amperity team. (Amperity Photo) With tech giants such as Adobe, Salesforce, and Oracle entering the ring, Seattle startup Amperity is raising more investment dollars...

Zillow Offers expands to Portland, its first Pacific Northwest market for direct home sales

(Zillow Photo) Zillow Group is set to start buying houses in the Pacific Northwest for the first time. Zillow Offers, the service that lets customers request cash offers...

Amazon Prime Day ignites protests over working conditions, as company accuses unions of ‘conjuring misinformation’

An Amazon Fulfillment Center in Dupont, Wash. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) Last year, Amazon Prime Day became the biggest shopping event in the company’s history....